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Machine Learning Applied to Students Decisions on Going to College


  • Ava Meier College Impact


College access, Machine Learning, Computer Science


Machine learning refers to a field of computer science that is used in the creation of models to make predictions and decisions. In this article, we apply machine learning to predict if students will attend college given their circumstances, which include the high school they attend, the salary of their parents and other environmental factors.

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Mehryar Mohri, Afshin Rostamizadeh and Ameet Talwalkar, 2018, Foundations of Machine Learning (2nd ed.). MIT Press.

Kevin P. Murphy, 2012, Machine Learning A Probabilistic Perspective, MIT Press.